[ 1 syll. foy, fo-y ] The baby boy name Foy is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as FWah- or F-oy †. Foy is used chiefly in the French language and its origin is also French. The name is of the meaning faith. The name Faith (English and Spanish) is the female form of Foy.
See also the related category french.
Foy is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1905 with 0.010% of baby boys being given the name Foy. Its ranking then was #646. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Among all boy names in its group, Foy was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. In the past century Foy has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† English pronunciation for Foy: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; OY as in "toy (T.OY)"